Mergers and Acquisitions


Dell, HP in a ping-pong match for 3PAR

Aug 27, 2010
Dell and Hewlett-Packard keep vying for data store manager 3PAR, throwing down offers back and forth. Amy Scott reports.
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Why are Dell, HP bidding for 3PAR?

Aug 26, 2010
Dell and Hewlett-Packard put in big bids for 3PAR, a data storage company. 3PAR's board is said to have accepted an offer from Dell. But are the world's two largest PC companies in a race to acquire a company or playing a billion-dollar game of chicken? Gregory Warner reports.
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HP and Dell, big suitors for small company

Aug 23, 2010
Just before Hewlett-Packard and Dell offered to buyout 3PAR, a data storage company, 3PAR's investors were deciding whether to sell the company or hold out for better future returns. Marketplace's Janet Babin looks into why 3PAR caught the eye of the two computer giants.
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Companies unloading cash on mergers

Aug 20, 2010
Cautious companies have been hoarding cash, but they're now unloading that stash for acquisitions and mergers. Marketplace's Alisa Roth looks into the benefits and pitfalls of these business moves.
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Intel and McAfee, combining computer chips and security

Aug 19, 2010
Initially, it may seem Intel's acquisition of computer security company McAfee is an odd one. But Marketplace's Janet Babin reports that it's a merger that makes sense.
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Why Intel wants a piece of McAfee

Aug 19, 2010
Chipmaker Intel says it will buy anti-virus software company McAfee in a cash transaction worth nearly $8 billion. Chris Nuttall of the Financial Times talks with Steve Chiotakis about what Intel wants to do with McAfee.
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CBS and Comcast strike a deal

Aug 3, 2010
Steve Chiotakis speaks to Brad Adgate of Horizon Media about the 10-year deal between cable giant Comcast and CBS.
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E.U. backs AMR, BA merger

Jul 14, 2010
An E.U. decision means British Airways and American Airlines will function as one on their trans-Atlantic routes.
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Hef wants all the bunnies for himself

Jul 12, 2010
The ever-smoking jacketed Hugh Hefner wants to take Playboy Enterprises, Inc. private, in hopes to better navigate the company through a dicey publishing industry and increase its merchandising, without worrying about shareholders.
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What Prudential will still pay for AIG break-up

Jun 7, 2010
Prudential executives are meeting with AIG shareholders today to explain why the company backed out of a deal for which it already paid over $600 million.
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